California Content Standard: 7.4-1: Study the Niger River & the relationship of the vegetation zones of forest, savannah, and desert to trade in gold, salt, food, and slaves; and the growth of the Ghana and Mali empires.
These resources include the following resources:
1. power point and cloze notes on the 4 major vegetation zones of Africa
2. word sort activity on the climate regions of Africa
3. vegetation zones and adaptations
4. Map questions (adapted from TCI) and ancient empires of West Africa Map
Alia Klein."Africa Geography". September 2007. Lesson Plan.